Boyd

Boyd - A very unique male name



  Mar 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Boyd, meaning blond, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #307. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Boyd and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Boyd? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Boyd. The baby boy name Boyd was given to 11 baby boys in 2012, ranking #2883 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 149,187 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Boyd peaked in popularity 97 years ago in 1922 on position 246.



Famous with this name

Boyd Holbrook
Boyd Banks
Jenny Boyd


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Boyd is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Boyd is currently topping the baby name charts in Missouri at position #855 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,258.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Boyd is where you live.


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Boyd origin and meaning

Boyd is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means blond. To see famous people named Boyd, pop culture references for the name Boyd and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Boyd

We've found the following names that sound similar to Boyd, sorted by popularity.

Buddy / Bud / Betty / Bode / Bodhi / Bodie / Buddie / Budd / Bodee / Beth /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122883
20103861
20093934
20073525
20063793
20042850
20033202
20023423
20003395
19993283
19972869
19963122
19952234
19942371
19922239
19912768
19901670
19892696
19882418
19872541
19851313
19841136
19831535
19821083
19811162
19801269
1979991
1978905
1977848
1976887
1975826
1974700
1973671
1972678
1971635
1970491
1969477
1968466
1967490
1966475
1965464
1964438
1963433
1962392
1961415
1960415
1959407
1958407
1957388
1956387
1955375
1954389
1953354
1952346
1951367
1950366
1949363
1948373
1947331
1946339
1945339
1944327
1943309
1942312
1941285
1940286
1939296
1938270
1937269
1936280
1935283
1934269
1933257
1932273
1931265
1930274
1929258
1928268
1927270
1926276
1925252
1924262
1923268
1922246
1921266
1920258
1919261
1918255
1917257
1916251
1915262
1914248
1913284
1912274
1911314
1910307

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Missouri855
California2258

Even more about Boyd


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Boyd a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Boyd?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1922
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Boyd
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 149,187
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +11

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